Distance from Chicago, IL to Louisville, KY

Distance

298 mi

Time

4 hours 34 mins

Gas Cost

$20 - $40

There are 269.61 miles from Chicago to Louisville in southeast direction and 297.62 miles by car, following the Calculating route from Chicago, IL to Louisville, KY route.

Chicago and Louisville are 4 hours 34 mins far apart, if you drive non-stop.

This is the fastest route from Chicago, IL to Louisville, KY. The halfway point is Finding halfway point from Chicago, IL to Louisville, KY.

Please note the time difference between Chicago, IL and Louisville, KY is 1 hour. The current time in Chicago is 8:27 pm and the current time in Louisville is 9:27 pm.

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Gas Consumption and Emissions

A car with an MPG of will need 13.78 gallons of gas to cover the route between Chicago, IL and Louisville, KY.

The estimated cost of gas to go from Chicago to Louisville is 33.07.

During the route, an average car will release 269.95 pounds of CO2 to the atmosphere. Your carbon footprint is 0.91 pounds of CO2 per mile.


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From $14

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From $18

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Weather in Chicago, IL and Louisville, KY

Chicago, IL

Light rain tomorrow through Sunday, with temperatures peaking at 77°F on Friday.

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Partly cloudy day Rain Partly cloudy day Rain Rain
73° 59° 70° 53° 66° 54° 69° 54° 77° 60°
9% 57% 3% 65% 88%
10 247 degrees 11 253 degrees 10 274 degrees 6 214 degrees 10 240 degrees

Louisville, KY

Light rain throughout the week, with temperatures falling to 77°F on Saturday.

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May 29
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May 30
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May 31
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Jun 1
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Jun 2
Partly cloudy day Partly cloudy day Rain Partly cloudy day Rain
84° 63° 80° 60° 79° 58° 80° 51° 83° 65°
56% 4% 70% 0% 54%
6 226 degrees 6 249 degrees 6 263 degrees 1 263 degrees 6 215 degrees

Distance conversions

Checkout the distance in miles, kilometers and nautical miles between Chicago, IL and Louisville, KY in this table:

Distance type Miles Kilometers Nautical miles
Straight line distance 269.61 mi 433.89 km 234.28 nautical mi
Driving distance 297.62 mi 478.97 km 258.62 nautical mi

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